South Laurel demographics profile

StatisticSouth LaurelMarylandNational
Population density (sq mi)3,34047491
Median age34.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%44%43%
Speak English67%82%79%
Speak Spanish13%7%13%
South Laurel, MD has a population of 26,952 and is the 1,604th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,340 per sq mi which is 604% higher than the Maryland average and 3586% higher than the national average. The median age in South Laurel is 34 which is approximately 10% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In South Laurel, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 67% speak English and 13% speak Spanish. 29% of South Laurel residents were born in Maryland, 41% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 28% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in South Laurel is 604% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in South Laurel is 10% lower than Maryland.
  • In South Laurel 21.66% of the population is White.
  • In South Laurel 60.03% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Laurel 8.76% of the population is Asian.

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South Laurel population breakdown by race

RaceSouth LaurelMarylandNational
Black or African American60.03%29.63%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.44%3.12%3.06%
Other race6.94%3.67%4.75%
In South Laurel, 13.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The South Laurel, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).